Caribbean Fever: Breaking Down the West Indian American Day Carnival

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  • Welcome to Brooklyn
  • Changing of the WIADCA Guard
  • A Jam-Packed Weekend
  • Early Birds Get the Party Started
  • A Winding Route
  • Island Tunes
  • Some Food and Fashion on the Side
  • Around the World
  • The Cops & Carnival
  • Violence Eclipses Past Parades
  • Stay Safe and Have Fun
  • Celebrate Good Times
  • A New Home

A Jam-Packed Weekend

A number of events targeting a wide age range are held annually from the Thursday before Labor Day through the weekend, culminating in the jubilant parade on the holiday itself. Check out the WIADCA website for a detailed schedule of official events.

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